Tag Archives: Health Innovation

“Innovation Through Collaboration”

By Linda Albrition, Lead Continuous ProcessImprovement Analyst, Navy Medicine West The traditional view of “healthcare innovation” often focuses on financial returns like new medical devices or latest drug therapies. Navy Medicine is shifting this focus to value-based gains that measure not only the safety and quality of patient care, but the convenience and experience of that care.  By leveraging Continuous …

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Thinking Outside the Clinic: Researching Novel Approaches to Improving Psychological Health

By: Cindy Thomsen, Ph.D., Health and Behavioral Sciences Department Head, Naval Health Research Center When it comes to finding new ways to treat familiar illnesses and injuries, military medicine has always been on the frontline of the fight. This holds true whether the illness or injury is physical or psychological. Navy Medicine researchers are leading the charge to think beyond …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Hospitalman Zachary M. Krawitz

By Hospitalman Zachary M. Krawitz, Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi I’m from San Antonio, Texas, and I graduated from East Central High School in 2013.  Although I had an opportunity to attend college with my friends, I joined the Navy instead, but I didn’t do it on a whim. Ever since I was six, I imagined wearing a Navy uniform. My …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Innovation in Navy Medicine

  Innovation in Navy Medicine Our mission is to provide the best possible care that our nation can offer to the men and women who, like us, have sacrificed to defend our freedom. That’s a trust which we honor every day across Navy Medicine and a commitment we make to America’s families. One way we do that is through innovation, …

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Health Innovation Month: Big Data, Big Impact for Navy Medicine

By Rear Adm. Elaine Wagner, director, Health Care Operations, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery July is Health Innovation Month, a time to highlight the technological innovations in military medicine that make Navy Medicine a global leader in research and development, clinical advances, and health care delivery. Navy Medicine has a rich history of innovation and ingenuity. From the Stokes wire-stretcher …

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